Archive - 2013
Brittany Jo Brown, 26, of rural Spencerville, died on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at her home.
She was born on Sept. 13, 1987, in Lima, a daughter of Charles E. Whiting and Paula S. Brown. Her father is deceased and her mother, Paula S. (Trent) Schrolucke survives in Spencerville.
Brittany was a 2006 graduate of the Spencerville High School and became a medical assistant through Allied Health Systems. She was employed as a Blood Services Technician with the American Red Cross.
Dolly Jean Goins, 63, of Wapakoneta, died on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at her residence. She was born on Dec. 9, 1949, in Charleston, W. Va., the daughter of Eugene Earl and Maggie Leona (Dunn) Hudnall, who preceded her in death. On Aug. 8, 1987, she married Raymond Goins, and he survives.
Alma B. Geiger, 94, formerly of 702 S. Wayne St., St. Marys, and a resident of Fort Wayne, Ind., for the past 10 years, died at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at the Saint Anne Home in Fort Wayne, Ind.
She was born on May 4, 1919, in Decatur, Ind., the daughter of Richard and Sophia (Hockemeyer) Thieme.
She married Frederick W. Geiger on Sept. 19, 1942, and he preceded her in death on May 5, 1967.
Friday, September 20, 2013
4:00pm: Festival Begins: Arts and Crafts Vendors, Food Stands, Beer Garden opens, get your fundraiser tickets at the VIP Building (50/50 and Gas Grill Drawing)
Sept. 18: Preschool Dance Party will be held at 11 a.m. today for 3 to 5-year-olds and an adult caregiver at the St. Marys Community Public Library.
The Ohio Historical Society will be presenting a special Civil War program at FJ Stallo Memorial Library in Minster at 5:30 p.m. today. Jennifer Rounds will be discussing and showing “Children’s Clothing During the Civil War.” Families are welcome.
WAPAKONETA — The wire mesh barrel tumbles the pink cards around and around.
There are only two names left — Lima’s Kenneth Sturgill and Wapakoneta’s Lucy Zink — in the 4th annual Publishers’ Dash for Cash. The grand prize winner would take home $5,000 and the first name drawn of the last two would take home $1,000. Sturgill says he will apply the winnings toward his car or house. Zink says she will use it to replace an appliance.
The area sports schedule for Tuesday, Sept. 17:
Lima Temple Christian at New Knoxville
Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Brookhart, 86, of Coldwater, died on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at Celina Manor.
She was born on May 17, 1927, in Coldwater, to the late Robert H. and Eulalia “Peg” (Bernard) Giere.
Daniel P. Crouch, 60, of Mendon, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
He was born on Nov. 29, 1952, in Celina, to Paul and Mildred (Thees) Crouch.
His father is deceased and his mother survives in Celina.
On May 3, 1980, he married Teresa Severns, who survives along with their two children, Deanna (Zach) Arnett and Josh (Amanda) Crouch, both of Mendon; five grandchildren; two brothers and a sister; his mother-in-law, Doris Severns; three brothers and three sisters-in-law; and many nieces and nephews.